About Us

Nick and Simon bring a well-rounded skill set to the Occupational Health scene in the PNG heavy industries. Since graduating from University of Queensland together in 2005 they have embarked on careers that have included playing professional sport, managing private practice clinics and contracting to mining companies in Northern Australia. Having built a successful business within Australia it was time to extend their reach to PNG.

Nick Kenny

Nick Kenny

Director / Physiotherapist

Following his Physiotherapy graduation in 2005, Nick played in the NRL with the Brisbane Broncos for 9 years. Nick continued to practice physiotherapy while playing in the NRL alongside physiotherapists at the Brisbane Broncos, Queensland Reds, and Australian Wallabies teams.

After his playing career, Nick moved to the Northern Territory and established Active Performance (AP) to service mining companies and remote indigenous communities. Nick’s strengths as a therapist are in Occupational Health and Exercise Therapy.

Nick also holds formal qualifications in Business Management, Health and Safety, Training and Assessing and Advanced Life Support, whilst currently completing additional study in Mental Health, and Alcohol and other Drugs.

Nick regularly present at Universities, Schools, Health Conferences and Medical Organisations about his working experience. In his life away from work, Nick enjoys fishing, rugby league and competing in endurance sports.

Simon Morris

Simon Morris

Director / Physiotherapist

Following his Physiotherapy graduation in 2005, Simon spent the next 10 years working as partner in a Sports Injury private practice treating high profile athletes including rugby league professionals and Olympians. During this period, Simon was also contracted to Village Roadshow Theme Parks as the company’s Occupational Physiotherapist.

In 2015, Simon joined the Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee to establish their High-Performance Sport Program. Simon became the Sports Medicine Manager for the most elite athletes in PNG within this program. During this time, Simon, his wife and three children lived with his wife’s family in PNG and immersed themselves in learning the local way of life and cultural customs.

Simon has since relocated to Cairns whilst continuing his involvement with PNG sports as the Kumul’s Rugby League team physiotherapist. Away from work, Simon enjoys being outdoors, fishing, and spending time with his wife and three beautiful children.

 

Professional memberships include:

AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency)
APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association)
Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)
IAHA (Indigenous Allied Health Australia)
SARRAH (Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health)
FNQAHA (Far North Queensland Allied Health Association)

Professional memberships include:
  • AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency)
  • APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association)
  • Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)
  • IAHA (Indigenous Allied Health Australia)
  • SARRAH (Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health)
  • FNQAHA (Far North Queensland Allied Health Association)
Nick and Simon in Kumuls jerseys

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What Our Clients Have to Say

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